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Khalid bin Abd Al-Rahman Al-Ajami

Human rights activist / political activist

detainee

Date of Birth
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City Of Birth
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Gender
Male
Nationality
Saudi
Education
Doctorate in grammar from Malik Saud university, Riyadh

About The Detainee

He is a founder of Action Aid that delivers aid inside and outside of the kingdom. He also had a prominent role in setting up organisations dedicated to the memorisation of the Quran. He also played a role in aiding the poor locally and internationally. He contributed to the rationalisation of youths towards moderation and rejection of extremism. He was a member of the board of trustees of the World Islamic Youth Council (is this the World Assembly for Muslim Youth?) and a chairman of the Africa commission. He is one of the first contributors to the enrichment of King Abdul Al-Aziz centre for national dialogue and is the assistant secretary general of the Islamic campaign against aggression.

Arrest And Human Rights Violations

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Date Of Arrest:
2017-09-13
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City Of Internment:
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Reason
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Method
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Practices And Violations
- Arbitrary confinement - Forced concealment - Denial of access and communication with family
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The Human Dimension In His Detention
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Prison
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Trial and legal proceedings
There have been loose charges against him for expressing his political views. The Specialised Criminal court based in Riyadh sentenced him to three years and eight months in prison. The sentence is preliminary

Time Line For Arrest

2017-09-13

was arrested

2020-09-01

He was sentenced to three years and eight months in prison

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